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The Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress was a four-engine heavy bomber aircraft developed in the 1930s for the United States Army Air Corps (USAAC). 

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 Lieutenant) June 18, 2016

A lot of interesting scenes are showing on this footage: AVs, B-17s flying in formation over enemy terrain (numerous shots). Ints, B-17 in flight. Crewmen at their stations. AV, B-17s leaving vapor trails in the sky. AVs, flak bursts outside bomber. CU, airmen in helmet and oxygen mask. AVs,...read more

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 Lieutenant) March 22, 2015

This documentary was completely filmed and produced during the war, in color film. It shows a bombing mission over Nazi Germany from its start to end.

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 Lieutenant) February 17, 2015

War footage showing the Luftwaffe bombers in action, including Heinkels, Junkers, and Dorniers.

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 Lieutenant) October 29, 2014

On U.S. shuttle-bombing operations over Germany between bases in Great Britain, Italy, and Russia. Scenes shown include:

  • B-17 planes bomb the French coast, B-24s bomb a German factory. B-17s are attacked by German fighters and some fall in flames; others fly on to land in Russia. An
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